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Track and field opens outdoor season at ESU Spring Invitational

The men and women’s track and field teams opened the 2019 outdoor season on Saturday, March 23 at the Emporia State University Spring Invitational in Emporia.   Head Coach Russ Jewett believes that both teams did well at the competition as it was the first outdoor meet of the season.   “Well I think …

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Women place sixth overall at national championship

The women’s track and field team placed sixth overall at the 2019 NCAA Division II Women’s Indoor National Championship with Adams State coming in first, followed by Grand Valley State University.   For the second year in a row, the men’s title was won by one point. Ashland came in first with 38 …

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Club Baseballs splits double header with Arkansas Razorbacks

The Pitt State Club Baseball team split a double header with the Arkansas Razorbacks, Sunday, March 10. The first game started at 1 p.m. and the team secured their victory with a final score of 7-6. Game two started at 3 p.m. but the team lost that game 1-8 to the Razorbacks.   The games were supposed to be part of a three-game series; however, the third game was rescheduled for Saturday, April 13 in Fayetteville, …

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Men’s basketball exits postseason tournament

The men’s basketball team won the first round of the 2019 MIAA Post Season Tournament against Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) (89-80) Friday, March 8 but lost the second round against Washburn (94-99) Saturday, March 9.   Head coach Kim Anderson was proud of the team and the work they put in during the game against MSSU.   “Well I …

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Women’s basketball finished for the season

The women’s basketball officially closed the season with a loss to Lindenwood (50-54) in the 2019 MIAA Post Season Tournament on Friday, March 8 and a loss to Fort Hays State (65-74) in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division II National Tournament Friday, March 15.  Head coach Amanda Davied believes the team fought hard against Lindenwood.   “Well I think the Lindenwood game…,” she said. “I thought we got off …

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Baseball wins 2/3 games against Northwest Missouri

The baseball team won two out of three games against Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) this past weekend from Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 17. They won the first game (10-0) Friday and the second game Saturday (3-2) but lost the third and final game of the weekend Sunday (1-9).   Over spring break, the team played a …

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Softball team plays doubleheader

The Pittsburg Gorillas fell short on their double header games on Friday March 1 to Fort Hayes. The first game ended 5-4 and later the second game that day 6-0. The softball team has plans to take earn their next game’s wins.  Coach Balazs took note on ways to better her team’s …

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Baseball wins 1/3 matches against Washburn

The Pitt State baseball team played three matches against Washburn, two Friday, March 1. and one Saturday, March 2. The Gorillas split the matches on Friday, winning the first game (12-3) but losing the second game (0-7). The team lost the game on Saturday (2-4).   Head coach Bob Fornelli believes the team did not play well against Washburn this past …

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The women’s basketball team exits the regular season with a win against Nebraska-Kearney (69-59) Thursday, Feb. 28, and a loss to Fort Hays State (62-67) Saturday, March 2.   Head coach Amanda Davied believes the team played well against Nebraska-Kearney.   “I thought versus Kearney we came out really aggressive the first half and had a good start to …

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Pitt State shows off at Louisiana tournament

The PSU Rugby Club played three matches against Rougaroux, Crest City Blues (CCB), and University of Louisiana Lafayette (ULL) in Metairie, Louisiana on Saturday Feb. 23. The Gorillas were able to defeat both Rougaroux and CCB but failed to secure the third win due to extensive hours of play.   “Our performance this weekend was awesome actually, probably …

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